Taxon  Report   2822 
Drosera rotundifolia  L.
Round leaved sundew,  Roundleaf sundew
Drosera rotundifolia
© 2006 Barry Rice
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Drosera rotundifolia
© 2009 Barry Rice
Drosera rotundifolia
© 2004 Barry Rice
Drosera rotundifolia, a dicot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Drosera rotundifolia
© 2008 Ron Wolf
Genus: Drosera
Mixed Evergreen Forest, Redwood Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Drosera rotundifolia
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

Drosera:  from the Greek droseros, "dewy," referring to the gland-tipped hairs on the leaves that make them look moist (contributed by Cynthia Powell)

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 20, 2018).

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